A federal judge in Alabama says local school board has failed to meet legal mandate to integrate.
Coupled with Marcus Smart’s run-in with a Texas Tech fan, Liam Day says the backlash new Alabama linebacker Rashaan Evans faced from Auburn fans indicates that some of them just need to get lives.
A Birmingham minister carried a torch while Martin Luther King was in jail. I sat in his church for seventeen years and never knew.
It’s always nice to see someone use a position of power to lend a helping hand with absolutely no hint of an ulterior motive.
Twice, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the boys’ convictions, the first time, issuing a landmark decision on the right to effective assistance of counsel, and the second time invalidating a trial that included no black jurors
Wil Elrick is 6’7″. He wrestled a bear. But he’ll surprise you with what else he likes to – and will – do.
JJ Vincent confirms some of those things we believe about the South, and asks us to forget one very important one.
Since the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act, nothing is stopping politicians from disenfranchising poor, elderly, and student voters.
This latest ruling means the three South Carolina provisions will remain temporarily blocked until the court holds a full trial on the statute
So desperate for food and shelter, an Alabama man did the unthinkable this week: robbing a bank so he could turn himself in and get sent to jail.
Apparently, there is an appropriate way to be a black man in 2013. Christian Coleman wants to discuss why it is that he doesn’t give a damn.
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the first publication of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail.”
More than 80 years after their conviction and almost 15 years after the final man died, the Scottsboro Boys will be pardoned for crimes they did not commit.
This Tree Hugging Hippie Pacifist Needs To Go Heart To Heart With Those Who Glorify War
After years of political and economic doom and gloom, should we celebrate good economic news and keep moving our country forward?
Qasim Rashid sets the record straight when it comes to dealing with the real reason violence against women exists, and how to solve this issue.
Yes it’s graphic. And there is less blood and more specialized saws than we would have imagined.
Kyle’s father abandoned him, causing unbearable pain. But this young man has pushed past shame to redeem his life and claim his manhood.
Matt Kohn found inspiration in the story of Slomo — a doctor who stopped being an asshole and now spends the majority of his time rollerblading along the Pacific.
Angelus Morningstar explains how queer polyamory challenges ingrained behaviors of masculine dominance within same-sex relationships.
Months after the twin towers collapsed, Thomas Fiffer’s life imploded. It took him years to figure out why.
Leo Babauta has some advice on how to avoid creating a mountain of clutter.
The answer to the question depends on who’s talking.
Jordan Gray wants to challenge the way you think about romance in long-term relationships, while giving you some simple, actionable tips.
Big Bird has some surprising sage advice for talking to kids about death.
The only way to beat the taxing grind is to get out of it, at least for a while.
David Guba lost the idea of what real, vulnerable, human males are supposed to look like in a sea of airbrushed, waxed abs.
Andrew Smiler argues that men’s love is incredibly powerful and that American culture can’t deal.